Firefighter

March 22, 2022

FDNY Siblings Make History Again as First Sisters to Get Promoted to Fire Marshal

What started as a regular shopping day at a Brooklyn mall ended up as history in the making for FDNY sisters Kinga and Daiana Mielnik. In […]
March 8, 2022

Probationary Firefighter Class 2 of 2021 Graduates from the Academy

FDNY Acting Fire Commissioner Laura Kavanagh presided at the graduation ceremony for 291 Probationary Firefighters today in Brooklyn. People of color comprised 37% of the graduating […]
March 1, 2022

FDNY Women Featured in 2022 Academy Awards Nominations

Join us in kicking off Women’s History Month today by learning about EMT Maria Valenzuela and Probationary Firefighter Angelica Forlenza. The two were recently seen in […]
February 26, 2022

Probationary Firefighter Class 2 of 2021 Celebrates Family Day

On Feb. 26, members of Probationary Firefighter Class 2 of 2021 celebrated Family Day with their loved ones at our Fire Academy on Randall’s Island. During […]
February 24, 2022

Celebrating Black History Month: A Spotlight on Firefighter Cameron Peek

Our celebration of Black History Month continues today with a spotlight on Rescue 2 Firefighter Cameron Peek, a United States Army veteran who made history in […]
February 19, 2022

FDNY Cousins Make History as the First Asian Captains from the Same Family

Family gatherings are looking a little different for FDNY cousins Wing Tsang and Francis Li because there are now two FDNY Captains at the dinner table. […]
February 1, 2022

Join Us in Celebrating the Year of the Tiger with the FDNY Phoenix Society

Happy Lunar New Year! Join us today in kicking off the Year of the Tiger with members of the FDNY Phoenix Society by learning about the […]
January 30, 2022

The FDNY Celebrates National Mentoring Month

In recognition of National Mentoring Month, join us below in meeting members of the FDNY Firefighter Candidate Mentorship Program. This initiative pairs Firefighter Candidates with Fire […]
January 17, 2022

FDNY Heroes Continue Dr. King’s Legacy Through Their Service

On this third Monday of 2022, we’re joining the rest of the nation to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In recognition of […]